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SYMPOSIUM INFORMATION

Name of Symposium The Liver Week 2017
Date of Symposium June 22-24, 2017
Venue Grand Hyatt Incheon
208 Yeongjonghaeannam-ro, 321 Beon-gil, Jung-gu, Incheon, Korea
TEL: +82-32-745-1234 FAX: +82-32-745-2500
Homepage Korean English
Official Language English
Hosted by The Korean Association for the Study of the Liver (KASL)
Co-hosted by The Korean Association of HBP Surgery (KHBPS)
The Korean Liver Cancer Association (KLCA)
The Korean Liver Transplantation Society (KLTS)
Symposium Organization The Korean Association for the Study of the Liver (KASL)
Room A1210, 53, Mapo-daero (Mapo Trapalace), Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea
Tel: +82-2-703-0051 Fax: +82-2-703-0071 E-mail: kasl@kams.or.kr
Symposium Secretariat HB&I #1711, Hanshin Building, 12, Mapo-daero, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea
Tel: +82-2-373-1005 Fax: +82-2-373-1106 E-mail: theliverweek2017@hbni.co.kr

USEFUL INFORMATION

Official Language of
the Meeting
English
Time Korea is 9 hours ahead of Greenwich Meant Time (GMT +9) and does not observe daylight savings time.
Climate The climate of Korea is characterized by four distinct seasons: spring, summer, fall, and winter. The contrast between winter and summer is striking. Summer lasts from June to early September and is a hot and humid time of the year.
Currency and Foreign
Exchange
The unit of Korean currency is the Korean Won (₩). Coin denominations are ₩10, ₩50, ₩100 and ₩500. Banknotes are ₩1,000, ₩5,000, ₩10,000 and ₩50,000.
(*approximate exchange rate: ₩1,100/US$1.00)
Electricity The electricity supply commonly used in Korea is the 220-volt 60Hz system. Because most newly built hotels and houses have the 220-volt wiring installed, you are advised to check your electronic equipment beforehand.
Visa Requirements Visa Information Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. We strongly suggest that you contact your local Korean Embassy/Consulate for full and official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedures that apply to you. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa in advance if required.
Invitation Letter for
Visa Application
Upon your request via email, the Secretariat will send a personal invitation letter to participate in the meeting. This invitation is meant only to assist participants to raise travel funds or to obtain a visa and is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support. Applications for invitation letters must be received at least 30 days prior to the meeting.